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Rochford Beer & Cider Festival 2012 (CAMRA Beer Festival)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Kendal - TenterhooksExcellent1
Blue Anchor - Spingo MiddleExcellent1
Ha'Penny - London ParticularGood1
Thwaites - Lancaster Bomber (please now use the Banks's entry)Not Tried0
St Peter's - MildNot Tried0
Oakham - Bishops FarewellNot Tried0
Crouch Vale - Brewers GoldNot Tried0
St Austell - TributeNot Tried0
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - JaipurNot Tried0
Milestone - Rich RubyNot Tried0
Elgood's - Black Dog MildNot Tried0
Okell's - BitterNot Tried0
Houston - Peter's WellNot Tried0
Hilden - AleNot Tried0
Maldon - Puck's FollyNot Tried0
Skinner's - Betty Stogs BitterNot Tried0
Skinner's - Jingle KnockerNot Tried0
Swansea - Bishopswood BitterNot Tried0
Swansea - Deep Slade DarkNot Tried0
Strathaven - Clydesdale IPANot Tried0
Okell's - MildNot Tried0
Burton Bridge - Hearty AleNot Tried0
Burton Bridge - Thomas Sykes Old AleNot Tried0
Mersea Island - Yo Boy BitterNot Tried0
Nethergate (was Nethergate Growler for a while then name reverted) - Old GrowlerNot Tried0
Nethergate (was Nethergate Growler for a while then name reverted) - Umbel Ale (aka Special Coriander Ale)Not Tried0
Teignworthy - Xmas CrackerNot Tried0
Famous Railway Tavern - Bladderwrack StoutNot Tried0
Mighty Oak - Bingle JellsNot Tried0
Mighty Oak - Oscar Wilde MildNot Tried0
Conwy (Bragdy Conwy) - Honey FayreNot Tried0
Buffy's - Polly's FollyNot Tried0
St Austell - Proper JobNot Tried0
Wooden Hand - Cornish BuccaneerNot Tried0
Brampton - Impy DarkNot Tried0
Hesket Newmarket - HaystacksNot Tried0
Oakham - InfernoNot Tried0
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Orkney BlastNot Tried0
Thwaites - Wainwright (please now use the Banks's entry)Not Tried0
Wooden Hand - Pirate's GoldNot Tried0
Son of Sid - Muck Cart MildNot Tried0
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Orkney BestNot Tried0
Otley - O-GardenNot Tried0
Shalford - Stoneley BitterNot Tried0
Thwaites - Flying ShuttleNot Tried0
Thwaites - Nutty BlackNot Tried0
Hilden - Molly's StoutNot Tried0
Pitfield's - Red AleNot Tried0
Exeter - Avocet AleNot Tried0
Kirkby Lonsdale - Ruskin'sNot Tried0
Purple Moose - Snowdonia Ale (Cwrw Eryri)Not Tried0
Brentwood - Chockwork OrangeNot Tried0
Tryst - Raj IPANot Tried0
Greene King - XX Dark MildNot Tried0
Derventio - Winter SolsticeNot Tried0
Brentwood - Spooky MoonNot Tried0
Great Orme - CelticaNot Tried0
Angus Ales - Mashie NiblickNot Tried0
Harwich Town - Phoenix APANot Tried0
Sticklegs - Old Forge BitterNot Tried0
Angus Ales - Gowfer's GoldNot Tried0
Great Orme - Orme BestNot Tried0
Burnside - 3-BullzNot Tried0
Fyne - JarlNot Tried0
Dunham Massey - Dunham Dark MildNot Tried0
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Orkney IPANot Tried0
Wirksworth - SnowfieldNot Tried0
Silver Brewhouse (formerly Raw) - Blonde Pale AleNot Tried0
Amber Ales - Chocolate Orange StoutNot Tried0
Driftwood Spars - Bolster's BloodNot Tried0
Vens - MildNot Tried0
Brentwood - GoldNot Tried0
Silver Brewhouse (formerly Raw) - JR Best BitterNot Tried0
Red Fox - Red Fox MildNot Tried0
Burnside - Black KatzNot Tried0
Llangollen - Welsh Black BitterNot Tried0
Worsthorne - Old TroutNot Tried0
Hop Monster (Georges) - HowlerNot Tried0
Shalford - Braintree Market AleNot Tried0
Mr Grundy's - TrenchfootNot Tried0
Waen - Blackberry StoutNot Tried0
Brentwood - IPANot Tried0
Wentwell - Farm Hand's BitterNot Tried0
Hilden - Twisted HopNot Tried0
Thwaites - Crafty DevilNot Tried0
Buxton - BitterNot Tried0
Bishop Nick - 1555Not Tried0
Llangollen - BitterNot Tried0
Hop Monster (Georges) - Rochford BansheeNot Tried0
Conwy (Bragdy Conwy) - Telford PorterNot Tried0
Llangollen - Wrexham BorderNot Tried0
Hilden - Scullion's Irish AleNot Tried0
Vens - Suze VNot Tried0
Hilden - HaltNot Tried0
Ayr - Leezie Lundie Pale AleNot Tried0
Colchester - MetropolisNot Tried0
Vens - GoldNot Tried0
Harwich Town - Bay BitterNot Tried0
Bishop Nick - Heresy (was once 4.1%)Not Tried0
Tintagel - Castle GoldNot Tried0
Frys (renamed Bute) - Ruby ChoughNot Tried0
Colchester - AK PaleNot Tried0
Colchester - Red DieselNot Tried0
Mr Grundy's - Golden DawnNot Tried0
Colchester - DieselNot Tried0
Watermill - BlackbeardNot Tried0
Harbour - Amber AleNot Tried0
Yeovil - SummersetNot Tried0
Deverell's - RedemptionNot Tried0
Harwich Town - EPANot Tried0
Worsthorne - Some Like It BlondeNot Tried0
Georges - Wallasea WenchNot Tried0
Vens - BestNot Tried0
Muirhouse - Shopping for Hops!Not Tried0
Deverell's - Tall Hot BlondeNot Tried0
Bishop Nick - Ridley's RiteNot Tried0
Brentwood - BBC2Not Tried0
Brentwood - Hix DarksideNot Tried0
Crouch Vale - Essex Boys Best BitterNot Tried0
Dominion - Yukon GoldNot Tried0
Maldon - Farmers IPANot Tried0
Maldon - Farmer's Golden BoarNot Tried0
Maldon - Farmer's Christmas StoutNot Tried0
Felstar - LightburstNot Tried0
Felstar - WitchcraftNot Tried0
Felstar - Hoppy HenNot Tried0
Georges - GB Georges Best BitterNot Tried0
Georges - 200-200Not Tried0
Ha'Penny - Sixteen String JackNot Tried0
Harwich Town - Bathside BatteryNot Tried0
Harwich Town - Bay BlondeNot Tried0
Harwich Town - Hoppy PoppyNot Tried0
Harwich Town - Ha'penny MildNot Tried0
Hop Monster (Georges) - Freakshow 7 featuring Junga HopsNot Tried0
Mersea Island - OysterNot Tried0
Mighty Oak - White ChristmasNot Tried0
Mighty Oak - Old Nick's NogNot Tried0
Pitfield's - Wheat BeerNot Tried0
Pitfield's - Xmas AleNot Tried0
Famous Railway Tavern - MildNot Tried0
Red Fox - Spiced Sloe StoutNot Tried0
Red Fox - Best BitterNot Tried0
Red Fox - Hunter's GoldNot Tried0
Red Fox - Ruby Red MildNot Tried0
Saffron - Essex Pale AleNot Tried0
Saffron - Silent NightNot Tried0
Saffron - Rambler's TippleNot Tried0
Shalford - MildNot Tried0
Shalford - Barnfield PaleNot Tried0
Shalford - Levelly GoldNot Tried0
Sticklegs - Stour GoldNot Tried0
Wibblers - Hoppy HelperNot Tried0
Wibblers - Crafty MoleNot Tried0
Amber Ales - DambustersNot Tried0
Barlow - AnastasiaNot Tried0
Derventio - HopliteNot Tried0
Hartshorns - Stormin AuburnNot Tried0
Holsworthy - Tamar BlackNot Tried0
Humpty Dumpty - Xmas Ale 2011Not Tried0
Humpty Dumpty - Xmas Ale 2012Not Tried0
Kendal - Silver TannerNot Tried0
Marlpool - Otter's PocketNot Tried0
Middle Earth - Dark RoseNot Tried0
Tipple's - Hanged MonkNot Tried0
Wentwell - MildNot Tried0
Yeovil - GloryNot Tried0
Ayr - Towzie Tyke Golden AleNot Tried0
Clanconnel - BlackNot Tried0
Clanconnel - BlondeNot Tried0
Clanconnel - PaleNot Tried0
Clanconnel - RedNot Tried0
Conwy (Bragdy Conwy) - AutumnNot Tried0
Driftwood Spars - Alfie's RevengeNot Tried0
Frys (renamed Bute) - HavenNot Tried0
Hafod - Haford ClassicNot Tried0
Hafod - Haford DarkNot Tried0
Hafod - Haford LightNot Tried0
Harbour - LagerNot Tried0
Hilden - Barney's BrewNot Tried0
Hilden - Headless DogNot Tried0
Hogswood - Black BoarNot Tried0
Hogswood - Yo! CrimboNot Tried0
Houston - American Pale AleNot Tried0
Jacobi - LightNot Tried0
Jacobi - OriginalNot Tried0
Strathaven - Patron SaintNot Tried0
Tintagel - Gwaf Tan (Winter Fire)Not Tried0
Black Wolf (formerly Traditional Scottish Ales (TSA)) - Glencoe Wild Oat StoutNot Tried0
Tryst - Lock 16Not Tried0
Tryst - SherpaNot Tried0
Waen - Chilli Plum PorterNot Tried0

Visits Details

21 Nov 2012 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit shortened by extreme travel difficulties. Obviously less frenetic than the usual mid evening rush.
Blue Anchor - Spingo Middle5.10ExcellentNot so fierce as I recall it from Helston visits but I only had one here tonight!
Kendal - Tenterhooks3.70ExcellentA distinct and flavourable bitter
Ha'Penny - London Particular4.00GoodMalty but lots of hop oil mouthfeel
Thwaites - Lancaster Bomber (please now use the Banks's entry)4.40Not Tried
St Peter's - Mild3.70Not Tried
Oakham - Bishops Farewell4.60Not Tried
Crouch Vale - Brewers Gold4.00Not Tried
St Austell - Tribute4.20Not Tried
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Jaipur5.90Not Tried
Milestone - Rich Ruby4.50Not Tried
Elgood's - Black Dog Mild3.60Not Tried
Okell's - Bitter3.70Not Tried
Houston - Peter's Well4.20Not Tried
Hilden - Ale4.00Not Tried
Maldon - Puck's Folly4.20Not Tried
Skinner's - Betty Stogs Bitter4.00Not Tried
Skinner's - Jingle Knocker5.50Not Tried
Swansea - Bishopswood Bitter4.30Not Tried
Swansea - Deep Slade Dark4.00Not Tried
Strathaven - Clydesdale IPA3.80Not Tried
Okell's - Mild3.40Not Tried
Burton Bridge - Hearty Ale5.00Not Tried
Burton Bridge - Thomas Sykes Old Ale10.00Not Tried
Mersea Island - Yo Boy Bitter3.80Not Tried
Nethergate (was Nethergate Growler for a while then name reverted) - Old Growler5.00Not Tried
Nethergate (was Nethergate Growler for a while then name reverted) - Umbel Ale (aka Special Coriander Ale)3.80Not Tried
Teignworthy - Xmas Cracker6.00Not Tried
Famous Railway Tavern - Bladderwrack Stout4.70Not Tried
Mighty Oak - Bingle Jells5.20Not Tried
Mighty Oak - Oscar Wilde Mild3.70Not Tried
Conwy (Bragdy Conwy) - Honey Fayre4.50Not Tried
Buffy's - Polly's Folly4.30Not Tried
St Austell - Proper Job4.50Not Tried
Wooden Hand - Cornish Buccaneer4.30Not Tried
Brampton - Impy Dark4.30Not Tried
Hesket Newmarket - Haystacks3.70Not Tried
Oakham - Inferno4.00Not Tried
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Orkney Blast6.00Not Tried
Thwaites - Wainwright (please now use the Banks's entry)4.10Not Tried
Wooden Hand - Pirate's Gold4.00Not Tried
Son of Sid - Muck Cart Mild3.50Not Tried
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Orkney Best3.60Not Tried
Otley - O-Garden4.80Not Tried
Shalford - Stoneley Bitter4.20Not Tried
Thwaites - Flying Shuttle4.60Not Tried
Thwaites - Nutty Black3.30Not Tried
Hilden - Molly's Stout4.20Not Tried
Pitfield's - Red Ale4.80Not Tried
Exeter - Avocet Ale3.90Not Tried
Kirkby Lonsdale - Ruskin's3.90Not Tried
Purple Moose - Snowdonia Ale (Cwrw Eryri)3.60Not Tried
Brentwood - Chockwork Orange6.50Not Tried
Tryst - Raj IPA5.50Not Tried
Greene King - XX Dark Mild3.00Not Tried
Derventio - Winter Solstice5.00Not Tried
Brentwood - Spooky Moon3.80Not Tried
Great Orme - Celtica4.50Not Tried
Angus Ales - Mashie Niblick4.20Not Tried
Harwich Town - Phoenix APA5.00Not Tried
Sticklegs - Old Forge Bitter3.80Not Tried
Angus Ales - Gowfer's Gold3.80Not Tried
Great Orme - Orme Best4.20Not Tried
Burnside - 3-Bullz3.80Not Tried
Fyne - Jarl3.80Not Tried
Dunham Massey - Dunham Dark Mild3.80Not Tried
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Orkney IPA4.80Not Tried
Wirksworth - Snowfield5.00Not Tried
Silver Brewhouse (formerly Raw) - Blonde Pale Ale3.90Not Tried
Amber Ales - Chocolate Orange Stout4.00Not Tried
Driftwood Spars - Bolster's Blood4.80Not Tried
Vens - Mild3.80Not Tried
Brentwood - Gold4.30Not Tried
Silver Brewhouse (formerly Raw) - JR Best Bitter4.20Not Tried
Red Fox - Red Fox Mild3.60Not Tried
Burnside - Black Katz3.60Not Tried
Llangollen - Welsh Black Bitter5.50Not Tried
Worsthorne - Old Trout4.50Not Tried
Hop Monster (Georges) - Howler4.60Not Tried
Shalford - Braintree Market Ale4.00Not Tried
Mr Grundy's - Trenchfoot3.80Not Tried
Waen - Blackberry Stout3.80Not Tried
Brentwood - IPA3.70Not Tried
Wentwell - Farm Hand's Bitter4.10Not Tried
Hilden - Twisted Hop4.70Not Tried
Thwaites - Crafty Devil4.30Not Tried
Buxton - Bitter3.80Not Tried
Bishop Nick - 15554.30Not Tried
Llangollen - Bitter4.20Not Tried
Hop Monster (Georges) - Rochford Banshee4.40Not Tried
Conwy (Bragdy Conwy) - Telford Porter5.60Not Tried
Llangollen - Wrexham Border3.90Not Tried
Hilden - Scullion's Irish Ale4.60Not Tried
Vens - Suze V4.20Not Tried
Hilden - Halt6.10Not Tried
Ayr - Leezie Lundie Pale Ale3.80Not Tried
Colchester - Metropolis3.90Not Tried
Vens - Gold4.00Not Tried
Harwich Town - Bay Bitter3.60Not Tried
Bishop Nick - Heresy (was once 4.1%)4.00Not Tried
Tintagel - Castle Gold3.80Not Tried
Frys (renamed Bute) - Ruby Chough4.50Not Tried
Colchester - AK Pale3.70Not Tried
Colchester - Red Diesel4.20Not Tried
Mr Grundy's - Golden Dawn4.00Not Tried
Colchester - Diesel3.80Not Tried
Watermill - Blackbeard3.70Not Tried
Harbour - Amber Ale4.00Not Tried
Yeovil - Summerset4.10Not Tried
Deverell's - Redemption4.50Not Tried
Harwich Town - EPA3.80Not Tried
Worsthorne - Some Like It Blonde3.90Not Tried
Georges - Wallasea Wench3.60Not Tried
Vens - Best4.20Not Tried
Muirhouse - Shopping for Hops!3.90Not Tried
Deverell's - Tall Hot Blonde4.00Not Tried
Bishop Nick - Ridley's Rite3.60Not Tried
Brentwood - BBC22.50Not Tried
Brentwood - Hix Darkside7.00Not Tried
Crouch Vale - Essex Boys Best Bitter3.80Not Tried
Dominion - Yukon Gold9.70Not Tried
Maldon - Farmers IPA3.60Not Tried
Maldon - Farmer's Golden Boar5.00Not Tried
Maldon - Farmer's Christmas Stout4.80Not Tried
Felstar - Lightburst4.00Not Tried
Felstar - Witchcraft4.40Not Tried
Felstar - Hoppy Hen4.60Not Tried
Georges - GB Georges Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Georges - 200-2003.90Not Tried
Ha'Penny - Sixteen String Jack3.80Not Tried
Harwich Town - Bathside Battery4.20Not Tried
Harwich Town - Bay Blonde3.60Not Tried
Harwich Town - Hoppy Poppy3.60Not Tried
Harwich Town - Ha'penny Mild3.60Not Tried
Hop Monster (Georges) - Freakshow 7 featuring Junga Hops4.20Not Tried
Mersea Island - Oyster5.00Not Tried
Mighty Oak - White Christmas4.00Not Tried
Mighty Oak - Old Nick's Nog4.50Not Tried
Pitfield's - Wheat Beer5.00Not Tried
Pitfield's - Xmas Ale5.50Not Tried
Famous Railway Tavern - Mild3.80Not Tried
Red Fox - Spiced Sloe Stout5.50Not Tried
Red Fox - Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Red Fox - Hunter's Gold3.90Not Tried
Red Fox - Ruby Red Mild6.90Not Tried
Saffron - Essex Pale Ale3.60Not Tried
Saffron - Silent Night5.20Not Tried
Saffron - Rambler's Tipple3.90Not Tried
Shalford - Mild3.70Not Tried
Shalford - Barnfield Pale3.60Not Tried
Shalford - Levelly Gold4.00Not Tried
Sticklegs - Stour Gold3.80Not Tried
Wibblers - Hoppy Helper4.00Not Tried
Wibblers - Crafty Mole5.50Not Tried
Amber Ales - Dambusters5.50Not Tried
Barlow - Anastasia7.50Not Tried
Derventio - Hoplite4.20Not Tried
Hartshorns - Stormin Auburn4.50Not Tried
Holsworthy - Tamar Black4.80Not Tried
Humpty Dumpty - Xmas Ale 20117.00Not Tried
Humpty Dumpty - Xmas Ale 20127.00Not Tried
Kendal - Silver Tanner4.40Not Tried
Marlpool - Otter's Pocket4.00Not Tried
Middle Earth - Dark Rose4.60Not Tried
Tipple's - Hanged Monk4.00Not Tried
Wentwell - Mild3.30Not Tried
Yeovil - Glory3.80Not Tried
Ayr - Towzie Tyke Golden Ale4.60Not Tried
Clanconnel - Black4.30Not Tried
Clanconnel - Blonde4.50Not Tried
Clanconnel - Pale4.40Not Tried
Clanconnel - Red4.30Not Tried
Conwy (Bragdy Conwy) - Autumn4.50Not Tried
Driftwood Spars - Alfie's Revenge6.50Not Tried
Frys (renamed Bute) - Haven4.20Not Tried
Hafod - Haford Classic3.80Not Tried
Hafod - Haford Dark4.10Not Tried
Hafod - Haford Light4.60Not Tried
Harbour - Lager5.00Not Tried
Hilden - Barney's Brew5.00Not Tried
Hilden - Headless Dog4.20Not Tried
Hogswood - Black Boar4.60Not Tried
Hogswood - Yo! Crimbo4.80Not Tried
Houston - American Pale Ale3.70Not Tried
Jacobi - Light3.80Not Tried
Jacobi - Original4.40Not Tried
Strathaven - Patron Saint4.00Not Tried
Tintagel - Gwaf Tan (Winter Fire)5.80Not Tried
Black Wolf (formerly Traditional Scottish Ales (TSA)) - Glencoe Wild Oat Stout4.50Not Tried
Tryst - Lock 164.00Not Tried
Tryst - Sherpa4.40Not Tried
Waen - Chilli Plum Porter6.10Not Tried

About the Rochford Beer & Cider Festival 2012

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Rochford, Essex, SS4 1BU.

The 33rd CAMRA South East Essex Beer & Cider Festival. Located in an excellent roomy building a minute or two from the railway station. Held 20 to 24 November 2012.

We have visited this pub once, seen 183 different beers and tried 3 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SS4 1BU